SDFA-Kenya is a non governmental organization operating across Kenya. We are currently seeking up to 4 volunteers to help in producing a product from Wednesday to Thursday.

Requirements: at least form four education, between 18 and 30 years old.

A daily stipend will be provided.

Kindly call 020 2422516 or 0722 887634 and ask for Miller.



Ipsos Synovate

Are you Curious?

An exciting business seeks an exciting individual...
 
Are You the One?

Ipsos-Synovate is a prime source of holistic market information services that enhance planning and decision making in the Private, NGO and Public Sectors across sub-Saharan Africa. 

We are an integrated media research & media monitoring, social and market research company providing evidence and insights which inform and advise on a wide range of business and social issues.

Business Development Executive

Reports to Senior Business Development Executive/ Business Development Manager
 
The Business Development Executive (BDE) is responsible for the sales of Ipsos Synovate’s branded products. 

The branded products include: Employee Satisfaction Index, Customer Satisfaction Index, Corporate Reputation Index and various social research tools.

Key roles and responsibilities
  • Strategy formation: develop business development/sales strategies
  • Strategy implementation: responsible for the execution of business development activities as specified in the strategic plan
  • Revenue generation: responsible for ensuring a continuous revenue stream from local and international clients to ensure that the annual group revenue target is achieved
  • Reporting: provide updates on business development issues
  • Brand building initiatives: ensure that the target market interacts with the Ipsos Synovate brand on a regular basis through various initiatives
Minimum education and experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 3 years working in selling products from a services company or firm
  • Experience in working with sales targets
  • Good spoken and written communication skills
  • At least 2 years experience in market research would be an added advantage
  • Excellent sales and negotiation skills
  • Should be very organized with attention to detail
  • Should be driven and self motivated
  • Good business sense / acumen
  • Excellent presentations skills and networking
Senior Research Executive

Reports to Research Manager
 
This role exists to manage and execute research projects in a manner that ensures client satisfaction. 

The role holder manages and oversees multiple projects, ensuring that the work standards are of a high quality, deadlines are met and that projects are completed within budget. 

The role holder is also responsible for day to day client liaison in terms of queries and feedback.

Knowledge and Skills
  • A relevant University Degree
  • A minimum of 3 years continuous experience in market research
  • Solid knowledge of market research services and tools (preferably with an emphasis on quantitative custom research, but having both quantitative and qualitative experience will be an advantage)
  • Knowledgeable on industry issues
  • Knowledge and experience in preparing budgets and cost management
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English
  • Exceptional presentation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage time effectively
  • Excellent leadership and project management skills
  • Strong Analytical skills, Training skills & Delegation skills
  • Excellent computing skills especially in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Research Assistant

Reports to Senior Research Executive/ Research Manager
 
The Research Assistant’s job is to execute qualitative or quantitative projects as part of a project team that will be headed by a Senior Research Executive/Research Manager. 

This includes draft questionnaire design and testing, field materials preparation, draft report writing & draft presentation preparation.

Knowledge and Skills
  • A relevant University Degree
  • Strong Numeric Ability
  • Report Writing Skills
  • Effective time management
  • Good organizational skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Communication Skills – both verbal and written
  • Able to function in a multi-cultural environment
Application Procedure
 
Please email a CV and covering letter explaining why you are interested in this position to careers-ke@ipsos.com. 

Applications will not be considered if covering letter is not attached. 

Include either “Business Development Executive”, “Senior Research Executive” or “Research Assistant” in the cover letter and email subject header.
 
Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
Deadline for application: 5pm, Saturday 24th November 2012

For more information on Ipsos-Synovate please visit: www.ipsos.com


Ipsos Synovate

Are you Curious?

An exciting business seeks an exciting individual...
 
Are You the One?

Ipsos-Synovate is a prime source of holistic market information services that enhance planning and decision making in the Private, NGO and Public Sectors across sub-Saharan Africa. 

We are an integrated media research & media monitoring, social and market research company providing evidence and insights which inform and advise on a wide range of business and social issues.

Research Manager


The role mainly is a technical market research role with staff management and business development tasks. 

The Research Manager is responsible for developing and strengthening relationships with current and potential clients by being the acknowledged expert in their field. 

The holder of the position assists the management and leadership of the research team in staff development, creating efficiencies within the system, ensure staff continuity, and build capacity for research across different skill levels and in multiple markets in Africa.
 
Key roles and responsibilities
  • First Degree (Bachelors degree) with upper second class honours and a minimum of 5 years of relevant research experience at executive level.
  • Masters degree an added advantage
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Fluent written and spoken English and strong communication and influencing skills with proven ability to effectively communicate insights to all levels of the business in a practical, user friendly and meaningful way
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to turn data into actionable intelligence / insights
  • Strong research relationships and networks
  • Sound knowledge of interpreting and analyzing information
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and Word and SPSS and other survey analysis systems like Quantum
  • Able to work within a multi-cultural environment
  • Understanding of systems and processes
  • Ability to work and deliver under pressure
  • Good management and supervisory skills
  • Good people skills and good organizational skills
  • Time, costing and project management skills
  • Self driven, results orientated, shows exceptional initiative and is focused on quality and cost efficiency
  • Mature, credible & comfortable in dealing with clients
Application Procedure
 
Please email a CV and covering letter explaining why you are interested in this position to careers-ke@ipsos.com. 

Applications will not be considered if covering letter is not attached. Include “Research Manager” in the cover letter and email subject header.
 
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
 
Deadline for application: 5pm, on Saturday 24th November 2012

For more information on Ipsos-Synovate please visit: www.ipsos.com

A consultancy firm, based in Nairobi has been contracted to review and develop a strategic action plan and business plan for agricultural corporations in the region,  is  looking to engage the services of a consultant  or key expert in the agriculture industry  in a short term ( 60 man days contract). 

The incumbent must have at least masters degree in agricultural economics or related discipline. 

An MBA, or prior experience in the coffee / agro research sector is desirable.  

Those employed in the public sector are encouraged to apply. 

Experience in policy formulation would be an added advantage.

Your responsibilities shall include:          
  • Engage stakeholders to develop, review  and  update  strategic action plan for an agricultural corporation  and focus on technology transfer priorities, financial forecasts with respect to  costs, revenues, etc.
  • To identify possible adjustments on costs and revenues that are necessary to guarantee financial sustainability in the medium and the long term
  • Develop strategic business plan for the corporation
  • Propose budgets
  • Gap analysis
  • You will develop acceptable methodology and the timetable for delivering the outputs specified in a fixed time of up to  60 person days
Your work will involve travelling in the East African region when required.

Note: The appointment will be a Short Term Consultant contract initially for a maximum of 60 days.

You will work together with our team of professionals to deliver outputs specified above.

If you meet the above requirements, please send your applications to: kendacho@yahoo.com & jane@quadzconsulting.com

Or post to:

Keys Experts
P.O. Box 102149 – 00101
Nairobi, Kenya.




ICAP of Columbia University is working in partnership with the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation and the Ministry of Medical Services to strengthen HIV Care and Treatment services at provincial and district health facilities. 

This program is part of a US Government initiative against HIV in Kenya that receives funding from PEPFAR through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

Applications are invited for the following position:

Study Coordinator-PMTCT Study

Location: Nyanza with travel to ICAP sites in Nyanza

Overall Job Function:

The Study Coordinator will supervise the day-to-day operations of a PMTCT study on the use of multiple interventions to improve linkage to and retention in care of HIV-infected pregnant women in 6 facilities in Nyanza; to ensure smooth implementation and high quality research under the direction of the ICAP Director of Programs.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • To participate in the development of standard operating procedures (SOPs) to be used in the study 
  • To develop training materials and oversee the training of study staff comprising of site coordinators, research assistants, data entry clerks and data manager 
  • To oversee the implementation of the research study through provision of direct supervision and mentorship to the research staff 
  • To develop and oversee the implementation of quality control/quality improvement measures at all levels of study implementation 
  • To organize and schedule meetings and teleconferences with ICAP Kenya and ICAP NY staff involved in the study and ensure effective communication between research staff and investigators in Kenya and New York 
  • To liaise with the hospital management teams and facility staff in the study facilities and provide necessary updates on the study to these teams 
  • To prepare weekly progress reports and disseminate to investigators and annual reports for the funders 
  • To manage the budgets and expenditures including daily management of site related costs 
  • To conduct other responsibilities as assigned.
Requirements:

Degree in a medical field or Social Sciences At least five years experience in carrying out research and clinical trials Excellent communication skills both oral and written Excellent knowledge of Micro soft office packages is essential especially power point, excel

All applications including a current CV, telephone number and 3 referees (one who should be at least your current/previous supervisor) should be sent to the HR and Administration Manager, ICAP icap.vacancies@gmail.com before 27th November 2012. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ICAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

ICAP of Columbia University is working in partnership with the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation and the Ministry of Medical Services to strengthen HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment services at provincial and district health facilities. 

This program is part of a US Government initiative against HIV in Kenya that receives funding from PEPFAR through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Applications are invited for the following position:

Logistics Administrative Officer

Location:
Kisumu with frequent travel in ICAP-supported facilities in Nyanza

Overall Job Function:

Reporting to the Finance and Administration Manager and the Logistics Manager, Nairobi, the Logistics Administrative Officer is responsible for the planning and supervision of all ICAP vehicles in the region and the logistics and distribution of field supplies.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan, implement and supervise general administration, the procurement process including areas of asset management, property maintenance, general supply chain and functioning.
  • Plan, implement and coordinate logistics, procurement (goods & services) whilst conforming to both donor and government regulations and guidelines.
  • Liaise with the Logistics Manager and Program Director on all issues related to procurement and logistics, and ensure transparency and accountability in all activities.
  • Ensure proper storage, tracking and distribution of all field supplies received in the Kisumu office in compliance to the laid down internal and ICAP SOPs.
  • Facilitate timely, consolidated and well coordinated monthly transport schedules for the program team.
  • Act as the focal point person for the maintenance and repairs of assets and other administrative infrastructural systems, liaising with the appropriate staff to arrange quality repairs of reported malfunctions in a timely and expeditious manner.
  • Oversee the fleet management system ensuring proper documentation, vehicle insurance, logbooks and contract renewals, fuel consumption analysis, and ensuring protocols are observed at all times.
  • Ensure that all permanent, temporary and hired drivers are authorized to drive ICAP vehicles. Ensure that the HR Manager has copies of their ID, Valid Driving license and Certificate of good conduct.
  • Conduct Orientation on new drivers, new employees on vehicle usage as per the internal and the ICAP SOPs.
  • Any other reasonable duty as requested by line management
Requirements
  • Bachelor degree in purchasing Supply Management or Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS, UK) or higher national diploma in store, logistics management or equivalent. 
  • Proven experience of not less than 5 years in procurement and logistics and Standard Operating procedures. Experience gained within an international NGO in administration or maintenance of a logistics information system will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of computers: word processing, database management and spreadsheets packages. 
  • Valid driving license
All applications including a current CV (attachments bearing both your names and the job title), telephone number, referees, current and expected salary should be sent to the HR and Administration Manager, ICAP, icap.vacancies@gmail.com on or before 26th November 2012. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ICAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer
www.columbia-icap.org

Trainer - Carpentry

CAP Youth Empowerment Institute a registered non – government Organization is looking for the Trainer in Carpentry. 

The desired candidate should be less than 30 yrs old.

Job Responsibilities
  • To train young people in basic carpentry.
  • To arrange guest lectures and field visits for the trainees in Carpentry.
  • To help the trainees to find internship and employment opportunities and link the trainees to those opportunities immediately after the training.
Skills Required
  • Proven Carpentry skills.
  • Working knowledge on Computers.
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to work in tough and competitive environment.
  • All the above positions require diploma / post graduation in Carpentry with 2 to 3 yrs of working experience as a Carpenter in an established furniture factory. 
  • Excellent Verbal and Written communication skills are must. 
  • Networking skills are compulsory.  
  • Strong Research skills are essentials. 
Please apply with in  22nd  October 12 online hrcapyei@gmail.com


Save the Children

For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children’s lives in more than 120 countries. 

We are the world’s largest independent child rights organization. From emergency relief to long-term development, Save the Children secures a child’s right to health, education and protection.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity.

Role Profile

Job Title: Regional Human Resources Coordinator

Team/Programme: Regional Human Resources Team

Location: East Africa Regional Office - Nairobi
Grade: 2
Post Type: National

Child Safeguarding

Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people

Role Purpose:

As a key member of the Regional Human Resources team and in close collaboration with the Regional HR Director, you will be responsible for supporting and advising the country programmes on the various HR processes and systems. 

This includes support and advice in setting up or enhancing Recruitment and Selection, staff development and HR support for humanitarian responses.

Scope of Role:

Reports to: Regional HR Director

Regional Dimensions: Save the Children works in 8 countries in East Africa (Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania and Ethiopia) with a current staff complement of approximately 3500 staff and current expenditure of approximately $200 million each year

Staff directly reporting to this post: none

Key Areas of Accountability:

Providing advice, support and capacity building on Recruitment and Selection process for country offices:

  • Supporting countries especially where capability is low, in the end to end recruitment process for national and international positions.
  • Providing advice on resourcing strategy, reviewing JDs to ensure compliance with SCI format, supporting the preparation adverts and liaising with SCI centre for posting in internal and external jobsites
  • Providing support to shortlisting and interviews and ensuring child safeguarding standards are met during the process
  • With inputs from HR Director, advising on salary offer, liaising with SCI centre for preparation of international contracts
  • Supporting reference checks
  • Managing recruitment and deployment of personnel during emergency response
  • Development and maintenance of the Regional Emergency Roster for external resource and facilitating release/hiring of these
  • Providing training on Recruitment, Interviewing skills and others to relevant country program staff
  • Develop expedite HR processes for Humanitarian responses:
  • In collaboration with the Humanitarian Response Team, Regional HR Director, HR counterparts in country offices throughout the region and the Country Directors, plan, coordinate and implement HR policies and procedures for emergency programs
  • Work with country office HR managers to keep the Country Office prepared for emergency such as defining organizational structure, job profiles, pay and salary scale and recruitment procedures relevant to emergencies.
  • Coordinating potential areas for job swapping, temporary assignments and other recruitment opportunities to enhance Country Offices capacity in both development and emergency programs.
  • Providing advice and building country capacity on Performance Management System:
  • Support the roll-out of the annual performance management system in the countries
  • Support capacity building of the country HR Managers/counterparts in managing the Performance Management system.
  • Acting as back-up for Country Office HR Directors:
  • In collaboration with the Regional HR Director, providing back-up as required for HR managers in low complexity country offices. This may require occasional on-site support, but will primarily be provided virtually. This may be shared with other members of the HR team within the Region
Role Profile

Coordinate Regional and Country Office HR policies, procedures and reporting:

  • Support the Country HR Directors to ensure standardised HR processes are implemented throughout the region, assist in the development of localised procedures as required
Skills And Behaviours (our Values in Practice)

Accountability:

  • Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved 
Ambition:
  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale
Collaboration:
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to
Creativity:
  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks
Integrity:
  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency
Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years in a generalist HR management role; minimum of 2 years experience in emergency setting.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human resources, general management or business administration.
  • Technical skills in most if not all aspects of human resource management with a focus on Recruitment and Selection, Learning and Development, Performance Management, Compensation and Benefits and HR Policies
  • Demonstrated ability to work in multi-cultural situations and/or multi-locational settings using a collaborative approach
  • Demonstrated ability in designing, implementing and evaluating emergency HR management system
  • Proven ability to handle challenging work load
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Conversant in practical Human Resource Information System and other relevant soft-wares
  • Fluency in English
  • Commitment to Save the Children values
Please send a copy of your CV with a cover letter to 

Hard copy applications should be addressed to Senait Zenebe, EA Regional Office, Box 19423, 202 KNH, Nairobi, Kenya, and may be handed into the Save the Children International Regional Office.

The Position Description for these roles are attached for your reference.                     

Application closes December 4th 2012 at 5:00pm.

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